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Routledge Handbook of Feminist Peace Research

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ISBN 9780367109844
December 30, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
544 Pages

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Book Description

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of feminist approaches to questions of violence, justice, and peace.

The volume argues that critical feminist thinking is necessary to analyse core peace and conflict issues, and fundamental to thinking about solutions to global problems and promoting peaceful conflict transformation. Contributions to the volume consider questions at the intersection of feminism, gender, peace, justice, and violence through interdisciplinary perspectives. The handbook engages with multiple feminisms, diverse policy concerns and works with diverse theoretical and methodological contributions.

The volume covers the gendered nature of five major themes:

• Methodologies and genealogies (including theories, concepts, histories, methodologies)

• Politics, power, and violence (including the ways in which violence is created, maintained, reproduced, and the gendered dynamics of its instantiations)

• Institutional and societal interventions to promote peace (including those by national, regional, international organizations, and civil society or informal groups/bodies)

• Bodies, sexualities, and health (including sexual health, biopolitics, sexual orientation)

• Global inequalities (including climate change, aid, global political economy).

This handbook will be of great interest to students of peace and conflict studies, security studies, feminist studies, gender studies, International Relations and politics.

Table of Contents

General Introduction

Part I: Methodologies and Genealogies

Editors’ Introduction

1. Genealogies and Thinkers in Feminist Peace Research Annick T.R. Wibben

2. Feminist Care Ethics: Contributions to Peace Theory Tove Pettersen

3. Methodologies for Feminist Peace Research Annika Björkdahl and Johanna Mannergren Selimovic

4. Queer Theories of Peace and Security Emil Edenborg

5. Critical Feminist Everyday Approaches to Peace Shine Choi

6. Feminist Responses to Conflict: Within, Against and Beyond the Law Kiran Kaur Grewal

7. Gendering Education for Peace: Critical Perspectives Shweta Singh

8. Women, Patriarchy and ‘Traditional’ Conflict Resolution Farooq Yousaf

Part II: Politics, Power, and Violence

Editors’ Introduction

9. Continuums of Violence: Feminist Peace Research and Gender-based Violence Punam Yadav and Denise Horn

10. Sexual Violence in Times of War and Peace Sara Meger

11. Feminist Peace versus Weapons of War and Violence Ray Acheson

12. Feminist Responses to Extremism and Terrorism Katherine E. Brown

13. Armed Resistance and Feminist Activism Jenny Hedström and Magda Cárdenas

14. Feminism, Militarism, and Militaries in International Operations Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv

15. Can Serving in Armed Groups be Emancipatory?: Complex Answers from Nepal and the US Megan MacKenzie and Keshab Giri

16. Silencing and Voicing the Subaltern Nompumelelo Motlafi

Part III: Institutional and Societal Interventions

Editors’ Introduction

17. International Human Rights Law in Feminist Scholarship on Peace and Conflict: Disappearing and Re-emerging? Kate Ogg and Louise Craker

18. Feminist Interventions in Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Nadine Ansorg, Toni Haastrup, and Katharine A. M. Wright

19. Women, Peace and Security Soumita Basu and Akhila Nagar

20. Peacekeeping: Feminist Debates and Demands Aiko Holvikivi

21. Not Enough Soldier, Not Enough Civilian: The Continuing Under-Representation of Female Soldiers in Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Programmes Leena Vastapuu

22. Trauma, Memory, and Peacebuilding Hanna Ketola

23. Feminism and Peace Movements: Engendering Anti-Nuclear Activism Catherine Eschle

24. The Arts as a Peacebuilding Approach: Feminist Contributions and Directions Nilanjana Premaratna and Praveena Rajkobal

Part IV: Bodies, Sexualities, and Health

Editors’ Introduction

25. Bodies/Biopolitics/Identity: Feminist Perspectives Sarah Smith and Christine Agius

26. Embodying Transformations: Feminism, the Yoga Body, and Social Change Emanuela Mangiarotti

27. Sexual Health and World Peace Maria Tanyag

28. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) in Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding Megan Daigle, Jamie Hagen, and Henri Myrttinen

29. Men, Masculinities, and Peace, Justice, Conflict, and Violence: A Multi-level Overview Jeff Hearn, Kopano Ratele, Tamara Shefer, and Anisur Rahman Khan

30. Gendered Nationalism, Military Masculinities, and Bodies Bram J. De Smet and Ihntaek Hwang

31. Creating an Intergenerational Feminist Peace? Global Research and a Case Study from Aceh, Indonesia Zubaidah Djohar and Lesley Pruitt

32. Gender and Disasters Margaret Alston

Part V: Global Inequalities

Editors’ Introduction

33. Climate Change, Gender, and Peace: Thinking Differently in a Brave New World? Nicole Detraz and Sonalini Sapra

34. Is Feminist Peace Possible in a Global Political Economy? Sarah Hewitt and Jacqui True

35. Feminist Approaches to Forms of Labour Edmé Domínguez Reyes and Lisa Sutton

36. Development and Foreign Aid Itziar Mujika Chao and iker zirion landaluze

37. Feminised Work, Invisible Labour: Against the Formal-Informal Economy Dichotomy Elena B. Stavrevska

38. Famines, ‘Slow’ Violence and Gendered Memorialisation Swati Parashar and Camilla Orjuela

39. Global Mobilities Anitta Kynsilehto

40. Gender and Diaspora Élise Féron

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Tarja Väyrynen is Professor in Peace and Conflict Research and Research Director of Tampere Peace Research Institute, Tampere University, Finland.

Swati Parashar is Associate Professor in Peace and Development at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Élise Féron is Senior Research fellow at the Tampere Peace Research Institute, Tampere University, Finland.

Catia Cecilia Confortini is Associate Professor of Peace and Justice Studies at Wellesley College, USA.